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Reviews of Wake Up Hostel

Hostel | 509 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

93.0% Overall Rating

1096 out of 1179 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/07/2014)

"the common facilities were clean and spacious, and the key card worked the whole time i was there. also front desk was very helpful with luggage storage during check-out"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.51

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

NO GROUP BOOKINGS. MAXIMUM BOOKING 6 ADULTS The full remaining cost of any booking for stays between the 20th of December and the 2nd of January (inclusive) will be deducted on or after the 1st of December. Payment will be processed using the credit card that you nominated at the time of your booking, and will be non-refundable. If the credit card you nominated is not chargeable on the 1st of December, your booking will be cancelled.

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93.0%

Overall Rating

1096 out of 1179 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wake Up Hostel'

Atmosphere
92.0%
Location
93.6%
Facilities
91.2%
Cleanliness
92.0%
Staff
95.2%
Value
89.6%
Safety
97.6%
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71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Located close to Sydney Central Station which is ideal when getting the Oz Experience bus (or many others) plus an easy journey to the airport. Even though the place is large, it maintained a comfortable atmosphere.

Disliked: The bathroom on my floor wasn't as clean as I would have liked but was ok.

The property's response is...

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

SEUNGJU KIM

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

06 March 2013

Liked: kind steff....

Disliked: I used KST that is awful!!!! and very durty bath room.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Business / conference
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

06 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff and the rooms!!

Disliked: The bathrooms and kitchen could have been a bit more clean - more space for things in the fridges

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Sarah Klassen

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 March 2013 Sarah would recommend this property

Liked: Super clean and organized

Disliked: a bit of a party hostel, which isn't really my thing - still my room was more than quiet enough to have a good sleep.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

miss nutcka ekara

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

26 February 2013 miss nutcka would recommend this property

Liked: website : hostelbookers.com. Help me to got the best hotel. Thank you so much for help me. Hope to have a business with you again.

Disliked: Nothing

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Keenan Kelsey

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

26 February 2013 Keenan would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome location and vibe of the area

Disliked: Nothing.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Iacopo Alfonso Rovere

Alone

Work / volunteering

24 February 2013 Iacopo Alfonso would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, new and safe

Disliked: Iacopo Alfonso left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the cleanliness and the overall feel to the building. Although it was a large hostel, it didn't feel it once you got to your floor. It was bright and well finished. The internet access was good and the staff were super friendly!

Disliked: The noise levels were pretty bad. It is a central hostel so to be expected.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

22 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Mostly the location and cleanliness of the hostel

Disliked: Nothing

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Eike Steenken

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Visiting friends or family

22 February 2013 Eike would recommend this property

Liked: + Really good Vibe and feel for such a big hostel + Stylish interior + Located next to Central Station (good with heavy Backpack) + Walkingdistance or a few Trainstations away from everything that matters

Disliked: - Expensive Bagstorage

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Rebecca Sofie Brenoe

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 February 2013 Rebecca Sofie would recommend this property

Liked: The bathrooms are big. The ground floor is cosy, but there's nowhere else on the floors to sit.

Disliked: The kitchen is a bit to busy! Not that clean either.. Only one lamp in the room! My 4 pers female dorm was a mess! Seems like it had been a while since someone cleaned it! Wii is expensive - 10 $ for 24 hours..

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Rachel Quigley

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

19 February 2013 Rachel would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff, large common areas, and a great central location

Disliked: It smelled a bit funny

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Ruth Ritchie

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

16 February 2013 Ruth would recommend this property

Liked: The bar.

Disliked: Ruth left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great big rooms, EXCELLENT location!

Disliked: A few more power points in the rooms could be handy!

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

13 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The helpful staff,bathroom & kitchen

Disliked: The uncomfortable couch

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

13 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good points where it's location close to the station and not a long walk to the harbour showers were the best iv had in a hostel so far!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

david --

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Work / volunteering

13 February 2013 david would recommend this property

Liked: People in the hostel are always up for some fun, the facilities of the kitchen are fully equipped, the staff are friendly, and I like the music!

Disliked: It is a little walk from the supermarket and other conveniences.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday
Shopping
Visiting friends or family

13 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location,clean rooms

Disliked: Public toilet in Byron Bay are cleaner!

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Work / volunteering

11 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Pretty clean and not a bad atmosphere considering how big it is.

Disliked: Cooking facilities are inadequate for the number of guests. Not really any decent social space unless you want to spend time in a bar that's underground.

The property's response is...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

05 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good security free vouchers friendly staff Good location - just off the free bus route Bar underneath which offers good deals on food and drink

Disliked: Kitchen was disgusting, granted not all down to the hostel but the guests as well, however bins were overflowing, fridges were dirty, flies all around the dry food boxes. Bathrooms were a good size but the bins were overflowing every night and first thing in the morning We never saw a cleaner at work whilst we were there. Part of the vouchers were for Travel Up but the desk isn't open at weekends so we couldn't get the money off.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: close to central station; nice and clean; all I needed was there

Disliked: not a lot of space in the rooms to put my luggage (but that's normal, I guess...)

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

ANTHONY JOHN ROBBINS

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

29 January 2013 ANTHONY JOHN would recommend this property

Liked: Friendliness

Disliked: Some details still needing attention, mostly due to untidiness and dirtiness of the hostellers!

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break

29 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Xxxx

Disliked: Xxxx

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

ANTHONY JOHN ROBBINS

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

28 January 2013 ANTHONY JOHN would recommend this property

Liked: La Posizione vicina alla Stazione centrale. L,informalita' insieme all'efficienza

Disliked: Some small things needed attention (locks on shower doors, etc)

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

25 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good central location close to central station. Good key card idea for security but mine didn't work all the time.

Disliked: Wifi was very pricey.


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